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Shigeru Imai

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Shigeru Imai was an artist and photographer who belonged in the 1930s to such surrealist collectives in Japan as Shin Zōkei Bijutsu Kyōkai (New Plasticity Art Association, 1934–7), Zen’ei Shashin Kyōkai (Avant-Garde Photography Association,...

Josef Istler

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Josef Istler was a painter initially associated with the Ra group in Prague and with the Revolutionary Surrealists in Paris, before becoming involved in the surrealist group in Prague. In 1947–8 he made a film with Vratislav Effenberger...

Radovan Ivšić

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The most prominent feature of the work and life of the Franco-Croatian poet, playwright, and essayist Radovan Ivšić was his steadfast refusal to adopt any undertaking that did not reflect the radical nature of his positions. Indicative...

María Izquierdo

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The Mexican painter María Izquierdo created artworks that synthesize indigenist and folkloric imagery with a surrealist-influenced oneirism. Her paintings offer disjointed visions of time and perspective, with unsettling juxtapositions...

Éditions Maintenant

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Éditions Maintenant was founded in 1972 by Radovan Ivšić, Annie Le Brun, Toyen, Georges Goldfayn, and Pierre Peuchmaurd, who had continued to see each other on a regular basis following the decision of the surrealist movement in Paris...

Revolutionary Surrealism

Steven Harris

Steven Harris is associate professor in the History of Art, Design and Visual Culture programme at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. He writes on surrealism and related phenomena. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The movement known as “le surréalisme révolutionnaire” (revolutionary surrealism) had a checkered existence from May 1947, when the first meetings took place to determine whether or not a group of this name would be formed, to November...

Theatre

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...At times the theatre was a controversial domain for the early surrealists, one that fascinated and repelled them in equal measure. The reason for this ambivalence is perhaps conveyed well by the film Les Enfants du Paradis (1945), penned...

Radio and Television

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Radio and television are media into which surrealism has made comparatively few significant interventions, despite radio being invoked by Breton in his early text “Introduction to the Discourse on the Paucity of Reality,” in which he extols...

Czechoslovakia

Krzysztof Fijalkowski

Krzysztof Fijalkowski is Professor of Visual Culture at Norwich University of the Arts, UK, and has published widely on international surrealism. As an artist and writer, he has also participated in the activities of contemporary surrealist groups. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Founded in 1934 and still vibrant today, surrealism in Czechoslovakia (now Czechia and Slovakia) has good claim to be considered the most significant international manifestation of the movement after France. This is partly on account of its...

L’archibras

Georges Sebbag

A writer with a doctorate in philosophy, Georges Sebbag participated in the activities of the surrealist group in Paris from 1964 to 1969. He has written texts on time and many books about surrealism. His most recent are Potence avec paratonnerre, Surréalisme et philosophie (2012) and Foucault Deleuze, Nouvelles Impressions du Surréalisme (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The Surrealist group in Paris founded the journal L’Archibras after André Breton’s death. This was a word designated by Charles Fourier for an oversized and powerful arm with which people in Harmony would be naturally endowed...